Holigarna nigra Bourd.

 
  • Family : ANACARDIACEAE
    (CASHEW or MANGO or SUMAC FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Anacardiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Holigarna nigra Bourd.
  • Vernacular name : Chera geru (Kannada); Chiri, Cherei (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 6841, KFP 8034
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Holigarna nigra. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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